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Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor, left, is led by an official to an unmarked vehicle while leaving the 78th Precinct of the New York Police Department, Friday, April 6, 2018.
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April 06, 2018 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — UFC star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC's biggest card this year. Video footage appears to show the promotion's most bankable star throwing a hand truck at a bus...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek, right, attacks as Carolina Hurricanes goalie Scott Darling defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Philadelphia
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April 05, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jakub Voracek scored with 5:45 left in the third period to lift the playoff-chasing Philadelphia Flyers over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Thursday night. Claude Giroux, Ivan Provorov and Michael Raffl also scored for Philadelphia, which began play holding the second and final...
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Apr 5, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco (7) hits a two RBI single during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
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April 05, 2018 - 6:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies manager Gabe Kapler got booed in the home opener when he pulled Nick Pivetta in the sixth inning with a shutout intact, but the move worked out this time as the Philadelphia bullpen held on Thursday for a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins. READ: Phillies Fans Give Kapler A...
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Apr 5, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler (22) walks across the outfield with the Phillie Phanatic for opening day ceremonies before a game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
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Mike DeNardo
April 05, 2018 - 5:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Fans got their first in-person look at the Phillies this year on Thursday -- and their rookie manager. Coming into the home opener with a 1-4 record, the reception for Phillies manager Gabe Kapler was as chilly as the weather. RELATED: Phillies Win Home Opener He was...
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Villanova Parade
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April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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Trenton Pork Roll Thunder
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David Madden
April 05, 2018 - 1:04 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Teams sometimes get known for their nicknames. The Phillies, for example, are known to some as the Fightins. But Trenton's minor league baseball team is turning to the deli for a new moniker. For 25 years, they've been known as the Trenton Thunder, affiliate to the...
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Villanova Fans
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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2018 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Classes were canceled at Villanova University on Thursday because of the parade , so students went on a field trip of champions that started with a train ride to Philadelphia. Decked out in their blue and white, the students made the short walk from campus to the...
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Aug 30, 2017; Philadelphia, Penn, USA; Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Nick Williams (5) takes the field against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park.
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April 05, 2018 - 12:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Phillies are gearing up to play their first home game of the 2018 season Thursday. Aside from the new manager and a few new players, fans will notice some changes at Citizens Bank Park itself. Some Opening Day features are traditional such as the...
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Aug 31, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Detroit Lions middle linebacker Paul Worrilow (58) during the game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field.
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Ed Benkin
April 04, 2018 - 10:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Paul Worrilow was at Lincoln Financial Field in January for the Eagles Divisional Playoff game against Atlanta. The linebacker told his wife he was hoping to make a habit out of trips to the Linc. "I remember driving up," said Worrilow. "I remember telling my wife...
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